A young photographer bonded with four busy New Yorkers in their 80s and 90s. The result: a wonderful look at aging in the city.
Author: Suzanne Rust
At 93, this Advanced Style icon – an artist, performer and maker of her own eyelashes – says she has finally come to accept herself.
Entering the work force as a senior has its advantages. Ask Geri Shapiro, who volunteered for Hilary Clinton at 59 and in her 70s is a key player in NY politics.
After 90-year-old Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor, was arrested in Ferguson last month, we asked her about her life of protest – and forgiveness.
Determined to avoid the diseases that afflict so many Native Americans, this retired educator took up powerlifting and one year later is a medal winner. “Just because I’m old doesn’t mean I have one foot in the grave!”
John Lowe took up ballet at age 80, still trying to make up for his years lost as a POW. He had his first starring role at the age of 88 and still trains at age 94.
At 62, Jacalyn O’Shaunessy shook up stereotypes when she appeared in bra and undies for a lingerie ad. She talked to us about thinking – and living – outside the box.
She got her first tattoo at 75 and hasn’t stopped since. It’s not just because her tats send the message “Don’t patronize me.”
At 81, Lynn Dell dresses for “the theater of life.” We talked to her about life, style, and plain old soap and water.
Novelist George Eliot said, “It’s never too late to become what you might have been.” Nobody knows that better than Gloria Stein, who became a woman at age 67.
This 90-year-old New Yorker started running in her 60s, took on her first marathon at 75 and is still looking for a boyfriend who can keep up with her.